Short-Beaked Echidna

Classification:  Kingdom  Phylum  Class  Order  Family  Genus  animalia  chordata  mammalia  monotremata  tachyglossidae  tachyglossus Species: (various types)  Short-Beaked  aculeatus The spines of this species, also called the spiny anteater, are longer than the fur between them. Active both day and night, this echidna is solitary and can become torpid in very hot or cold weather, when […]